Tina Carlson

Tina Carlson is a Playcentre mum. She has a Bachelor of Arts with a sociology major and is a qualified electrician. She lives on a lifestyle block with her two daughters and husband.

Apr 4, 2017

The curious case of religious education in New Zealand schools

Christian Religious Instruction is given in around 40 percent of New Zealand primary schools – not as an optional class, but one which parents must opt out of. Most of us believe in the separation of church and state, writes Tina Carlson, so why do we continue to give Christianity such prominence within our schools?

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